A Hanging By George Orwell

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In George Orwell, “A Hanging” story takes place in Burma, specifically in a prison camp. The narrator described his empathy towards the Hindu prisoner on the way to the gallows for his designated fate, which was he will be hung. The main theme of the story revolves around the cruelty way of taking away someone’s life. In the story, capital punishment represented evil that is trying to destroy human kind. In the story, the narrator started of revealing the atmosphere of the theme, which was a rainy, gloomy day. He described where the prisoners were supposed to be living in, which he said “like small animal cages”. The narrator mentioned, a Hindu prisoner was supposed to be executed or hung by eight o’clock so other prisoner can proceed to
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